Austrian Traded Index (ATX): New free float factors for BAWAG Group and Erste Group Bank-continued

June 4, 2019--The Vienna Stock Exchange announces new free float factors for Austrian indices, following the quarterly review of the calculation parameters. Within its leading national index ATX, the free float factor of BAWAG Group AG rises from 0.4 to 0.5, following Cerberus' sale of a large block of shares.
At Erste Group Bank AG, the free float factor will be lowered from 0.8 to 0.7 due to an increase in shares held by the foundation syndicate. The free float factor expresses how many shares of a company are distributed among the public and influences how strongly a share is weighted in the index. The maximum weight of a company in the ATX is capped at 20%, which is currently the case with Erste Group Bank AG.

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Source: Weiner Boerse


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